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Forum: Welcome Mat 06-24-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By lwarden
Have fun and please post details and pictures of...

Have fun and please post details and pictures of your new boat!
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By lwarden
Boatdiesel vs. SBMAR Forum

I've been a member of Boatdiesel for a couple years but recently did not re-subscribe. It seems to me that the help on that site isn't as "helpful" as before. It appears that Tony's site SBMAR...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-23-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,307
Posted By lwarden
I don't have any suggestions for the stain beyond...

I don't have any suggestions for the stain beyond letting some Barkeepers' Friend on there for a while but for keeping the homeless under control perhaps try one of these.
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Forum: Harbor Chat 06-17-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,560
Posted By lwarden
I had a 1974 Jensen Healey for many years. ...

I had a 1974 Jensen Healey for many years. Bought it in college for some strange reason and sold it about 7 years ago. It was a fun car, but as others said it was noisy, not particularly powerful...
Forum: Fuel Check 06-10-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,251
Posted By lwarden
Well said. Sometimes you just need to wait...

Well said. Sometimes you just need to wait things out and adapt as best as possible. Slow down, take less trips and once we start using less the price will come down. I was reading today that the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,736
Posted By lwarden
I think it all depends on where you are planning...

I think it all depends on where you are planning to boat if a true full displacement boat, SD or planing hull are the best fit. After doing a bit of boating in the PNW I can really see the advantage...
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By lwarden
31 years ago. Happiest day of my life (besides...

31 years ago. Happiest day of my life (besides boating). JK.
Forum: Marlow - Mainship 05-29-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By lwarden
FWIW, I had a vibration at cruising speed of 18...

FWIW, I had a vibration at cruising speed of 18 knots that I had a hell of a time finding the cause of. Turned out I have similar polymer blocks on my boat to support the upper end of the rudder...
Forum: Electrical and Electronics & Navigation 05-29-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By lwarden
I tried one of the Supco capacitors and it did...

I tried one of the Supco capacitors and it did nothing to bring down the spike in current when my larger AC unit kicked in. I installed a Micro-Air Easystart and I was impressed how well it damped...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,976
Posted By lwarden
Whomever got $600K from that guy must be feeling...

Whomever got $600K from that guy must be feeling pretty happy with himself. You would have to pay me $1.2M to take it off your hands. I have nightmares of having to take care of something like that,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,056
Posted By lwarden
Agree with this 100% I've lived my entire life...

Agree with this 100%
I've lived my entire life in San Diego and spent a considerable time south of the border. Mexico (and Mexican) bashing often seems to come from those who have never really been...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-24-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,089
Posted By lwarden
Paid $5.57 before tax on Sunday or about $6 after...

Paid $5.57 before tax on Sunday or about $6 after tax in San Diego for >100 gallons.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By lwarden
Wow, those two made it out just in time. Hope...

Wow, those two made it out just in time. Hope they were the only ones n there.
Forum: Cruising and Events - West Coast 05-14-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By lwarden
You shouldn’t have any issue finding a slip in...

You shouldn’t have any issue finding a slip in the winter. Our marina usually has quite a few slips open up after the fall. This is at Cabrillo Isle. Mission Bay will also likely have room.
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,256
Posted By lwarden
Nicolas, I don't think I want to asks the victim...

Nicolas, I don't think I want to asks the victim if his boat is ready to be part out, seems a bit too soon for that. I will let you know if I hear this is the direction he will be headed, but I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2022, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,256
Posted By lwarden
Check your propane system.....

This happened one dock over from my boat in San Diego at Harbor Island today. Apparently a propane related explosion on a Hunter sailboat. Owner was nearby along with his dog and both escaped with...
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 05-04-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,811
Posted By lwarden
Can someone PM me the contact for Pau Hana (...

Can someone PM me the contact for Pau Hana ( Peter). I’ve messaged him several times and no response.

Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By lwarden
We looked closely at Albin 35TE's when we bought...

We looked closely at Albin 35TE's when we bought our current boat. The one we saw was poorly maintained and had twin 370hp Cummins engines. Engine access to the outside of each engine would be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,701
Posted By lwarden
I nearly it a blue whale just off Catalina in my...

I nearly it a blue whale just off Catalina in my previous 26' boat going 20 knots. I was on my own and if I'd hit it expect I would be thrown from the boat. Installed a lanyard kill switch after...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,609
Posted By lwarden
Do the outdrives not turn? It’s hard to imagine...

Do the outdrives not turn? It’s hard to imagine that a stern thruster is needed on a boat fitted with twin outdrives. The boat should be very maneuverable on would think. Is there some difficult...
Forum: General Maintenance 04-20-2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,403
Posted By lwarden
Starboard is a good product for your application....

Starboard is a good product for your application. I'm not sure where you are located but some plastic suppliers who do fabrication also have off-cuts for sale by the pound for far less than standard...
Forum: Power Systems 04-07-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,668
Posted By lwarden
You are going to like those engines, I’ve got a...

You are going to like those engines, I’ve got a pair in my Lindell and they run great. Also easy to work on and parts are reasonable with good support from SBMAR.
Forum: Harbor Chat 04-06-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,865
Posted By lwarden
I clearly picked the wrong career....

I clearly picked the wrong career....
Forum: General Maintenance 04-05-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,207
Posted By lwarden
How about turning on all water systems and...

How about turning on all water systems and pushing in the button in the middle and see what comes out?
Forum: Financial Matters and Red Tape 04-02-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,089
Posted By lwarden
I don't blame the oil companies for the high...

I don't blame the oil companies for the high price of crude, as you state, it is a global commodity. But they do have the ability to increase output and help to keep prices in check.
Have you...
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